STOP PRESS – COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP RATES INCREASED IN ENGLAND
1.) CS Revenue Payments
It has been announced at the Oxford Farming Conference yesterday that the rates annual revenue options for Countryside Stewardship had been increased by on average 10% across the board for new agreements and also this increase will apply retrospectively to existing agreements.
2.) Capital Grants
Capital Work Payments have also been significantly increased, on average by a rate of 48%! These will only apply to new agreements (Standalone Capital Grant and Mid Tier) commencing from 5th January 2023, and not retrospectively applied. The new rates are detailed below:
If you would like to discuss Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier or Capital Grant agreements for the forthcoming year, please do not hesitate to contact Ellie Watkins on 07495 006808 or firstname.lastname@example.org we would ask you contact Ellie as soon as possible if you are interested in farmyard capital works as additional work is required to secure support for those works.